SETTING UP THE MAIL IN WORDPRESS

Hello all,Let’s see how to configure the mail in wordpress.

Step 1:Download Easy WP SMTP Plugin.

Step 2:As soon as you install the plugin,you will find it under the Settings tab.

Step 3:Now you need to adjust the following settings,

From Email: <You need to enter your email address>

From Name :<Enter any name you wish>

Reply-to email address: <It is not necessary>

SMTP host:<Enter your host address>

Note:Entering the host address is the most complicated task.If you are using gmail,you can easily set as “smtp.gmail.com“.Incase if you are using any other hosting provider,you need to find their server address.It will be like <servername.hostingname.com>(contact hosting provider if you are not aware of it).

Type of encryption : Select SSL/TLS

SMTP Port :465

SMTP Authentication:Select Yes

SMTP username:<Enter Your mail address>

SMTP Password:<Enter your mail password>

It is ready now.You can now select test mail tab in the same window to make sure your configurations are right.You can send the mail from any of your contact forms in WordPress.To set up the contact form follow my “Setting up Contact Form 7 in WordPress ” tutorial.

Thanks for reading.Hope you found it useful.

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